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10/28/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2011) -- The deadline is approaching to submit nominations for three Space Foundation annual awards in the categories of: space exploration; creating a positive public environment for space; and space achievement. The Space Foundation will award these honors at the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19, 2012, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
10/17/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 18, 2011) -- Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command, visited the new Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week. The building is undergoing renovation as the 45,715 square feet of space is adapted for Space Foundation growth.Shelton will be a featured presenter at the Space Foundation's 28th National Space...
10/17/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 17, 2011) -- The deadline is approaching to submit nominations for three Space Foundation annual awards in the categories of: space exploration; creating a positive public environment for space; and space achievement.The Space Foundation will award these honors at the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19, 2012, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
10/13/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 14, 2011) -- Conducting business in the space arena overseas can be daunting, especially with the many regulations that govern whether products or technology can be imported or exported. Primary is the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which control export and import of defense articles, technical data and services, including certain aerospace...
10/13/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2011) -- New Space Foundation Patron Member Thuraya Telecommunications Company is a world-leading mobile satellite service provider of voice, data, maritime, rural telephony, fleet management and other telecommunication solutions in remote areas.With a home office in Abu Dhabi, Thuraya is providing mobile satellite communications to over 140 countries around the...
10/10/2011
The fundamental research and development that makes it possible for us to explore the universe also makes our lives safer, more eco-friendly, more comfortable and more productive.The list of technologies originally developed for space that affect our everyday lives is mindboggling: GPS, cordless tools, medical and chiropractic diagnostic equipment, ceramic hair straighteners, oil spill clean-up...
10/07/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2011) -- To learn about space, people go out; to be inspired, they go to the movies. Participants in a Space Foundation survey gave a clear picture of how popular culture - including books, movies and television - play a large role in how we learn and get inspired to learn about the wonders and mysteries of space.The survey, which concluded at the beginning of...
10/04/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 4, 2011) -- All 36 winning entries from the 2011 Space Foundation Student Art Contest are on public exhibit at the Pikes Peak Library District's Penrose Library branch, 20 North Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo., during October. The 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest launched last month.More than 150 PreK-12 students from 13 states entered the 2011 Space...
09/29/2011
Most people don't have a clue about how much of their daily lives are improved by space innovations, things that were originally developed to complete space missions, safely launch rockets, keep astronauts healthy, make routine tasks possible in microgravity, conduct complex experiments, now used to make us safer, healthier, more comfortable and more efficient.Before you ask if it really matters...
09/09/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 10, 2011) -- NASA astronaut Col. Michael T. Good, USAF (Retired), signed autographs at the Space Foundation booth and presented awards on Sept. 10 at the Chick-fil-A Patriots' Festival and Ride for Heroes in Colorado Springs.Combining three bicycle rides with a free family event that remembers September 11, 2001, the Chick-fil-A Patriots' Festival and...

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